Diego Herrera joined GALA in 1986 and has distinguished himself by providing legal counsel to both multinational and local companies in the financial and industrial sectors, as well as to companies in the field of telecommunications. He has led teams involved in complex mergers and acquisitions with banks and both domestic and foreign companies, and has consulted on the structuring of important banking syndicates and stock issuances. Mr. Herrera has taken a key role in various financial restructuring processes, and has led consulting teams for all legal aspects of the Panama Canal expansion project. He also collaborated in drafting the language for the local law which promoted call centers, which has created increased business and employment opportunities in Panama.
Mr. Herrera has supported, pro bono, various foundations such as the Central America Leadership Initiative Foundation (CALI) and Glasswing International. He is a fellow of The Aspen Institute’s Aspen Global Leadership Network, and president of INCAE Business School’s Panama Committee, as well as member of its Board of Directors. He is also a member of TAGLaw’s consulting board, and co-founder of Panama’s Global Shapers community, a World Economic Forum initiative. He is a co-founder and board member of Venture Club, Panama’s first angel investment network, and a board member of the Entrepreneur’s Organization. He is also a legal representative for Claro Panamá.
- M.B.A., INCAE Business School, Costa Rica, (1995)
- L.L.M., Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana (1993)
- Bachelor of Law and Political Science, Universidad Santa Maria La Antigua, Panama (1991)
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January 14, 2014
Galindo, Arias & López advised Covidien PLC in the Spin-Off of its Pharmaceutical Business in the Republic of Panama. Organization of Mallinckrodt entities in the Republic of Panama and advice…
December 10, 2013
Advised Inmobiliaria San Fernando, S.A. in the sale to Banco General, S.A. of a 5 hectare piece of land in the Metropark Real Estate project in Panama City.
July 18, 2013
Advised Coca Cola FEMSA SAB de CV in the acquisition process, together with The Coca Cola Company, of the Panamanian Grupo Industrias Lácteas (Industrias Lacteas, S.A., Conservas Panameñas Selectas, S.A….
January 10, 2013
GALA advises Mayer Brown and the Panama Canal Authority, on the Panamanian legal issues which arise from the construction contract concerning the third set of locks of the Panama Canal…
December 15, 2012
GALA counseled the client in all aspects of the development and operations of two hidroelectric plants. Bajo de Mina and Baitún, one of 56.8 MW and the other of 85.9…
August 13, 2013
Law 47 of August 6th, 2013 Adopting a custody regime applicable to bearer shares THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY DECREES Chapter I General Provisions Article 1. Purpose. The purpose of this Law…
February 21, 2014
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has reached an agreement with the Spanish-led consortium Grupo Unidos por el Canal to restart construction on the waterway’s expansion, after a row over spiralling…